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Giverny and Rouen Small Group Day Trip from Paris

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icon9 hours  (Approx.)
Hotel pickup offered
Mobile ticket
iconOffered in: English
Good for avoiding crowds

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What you can expect during your visit
Face masks required for travelers in public areas
Face masks required for guides in public areas
Face masks provided for travelers
Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
Gear/equipment sanitized between use
Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
Guides required to regularly wash hands
Regular temperature checks for staff
Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
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Overview

Swap the busy city of Paris for a day exploring two beautiful cities in Normandy—Giverny and Rouen. You’ll have the ultimate day of relaxation with hotel pickup and drop-off included, and a guide to lead the way. Highlights include Claude Monet’s Garden and House in Giverny, Rouen Cathedral, and the Renaissance Parliament of Normandy. Conveniently, all entrance tickets are included, so you won’t waste any time waiting in visitor lines.
  • See two of Normandy’s most iconic sites—Rouen and Giverny
  • Visit Claude Monet’s Home and Gardens
  • You’re guaranteed to skip long lines—entrance tickets included
  • Comfortable round-trip transport from Paris is included
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Small Group Tour - Exclusive services
Licensed Professional Driver Guide
Pick up and drop off from your accommodation / hotels in Paris
Transport by air-conditioned minibus
Skip-the-Line access & Priority admission.
Lunch
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Departure Point

Traveler pickup is offered
Pickup from your accommodation in Paris. Hotel pickups begins approximately 15-30 minutes prior to this time, exact pickup time will be advised on reconfirmation.

Departure Time

8:00 AM
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Infant seats available
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Times are subject to change due to local traffic conditions
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
  • Stroller accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Normandy Melody

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The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during Giverny and Rouen Small Group Day Trip from Paris ?
A:
The policies on face masks and attendee health are:

  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Face masks provided for travelers
  • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
See all safety measures taken by Giverny and Rouen Small Group Day Trip from Paris .
Q:
What is the policy on sanitization during Giverny and Rouen Small Group Day Trip from Paris ?
A:
The policies on sanitization are:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
See all safety measures taken by Giverny and Rouen Small Group Day Trip from Paris .
Q:
What is the social distancing policy during Giverny and Rouen Small Group Day Trip from Paris ?
A:
The policies on social distancing are:

  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
See all safety measures taken by Giverny and Rouen Small Group Day Trip from Paris .
Q:
What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Giverny and Rouen Small Group Day Trip from Paris ?
A:
The policies on staff health & safety are:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
See all safety measures taken by Giverny and Rouen Small Group Day Trip from Paris .
Q:
What is the maximum group size during Giverny and Rouen Small Group Day Trip from Paris ?
A:
This activity will have a maximum of 8 travelers.

See all safety measures taken by Giverny and Rouen Small Group Day Trip from Paris .

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Giverny and Auver
BLKK
, Oct 2019
Wonderful day trip. Jean Paul was one of the best guides we've ever had. Very personable and well -versed in art and history. Knew how to avoid crowds at water garden. There was a chemical explosion in Rouen and Normandy Melody was able to substitute Auver for Rouen. Loved it and their masterful handling of the situation!
icon Response from Host , Oct 2019
Dear Guests, We are very glad you enjoyed your small group day trip. We are delighted that you appreciated the professional comments of your guide, Jean Paul. Being experts in their areas of history studied and very passionate story tellers makes our guides real assets. With any unexpected events, such as this chemical explosion in Rouen the day before your visit, we are doing our best for you and our team. We always offer alternatives and solutions. We would love to welcome you again. Best regards,
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LaTech1963
, Sep 2019
Excelled our expectations! Driver/guide was personable and knowledgeable. Lunch at Monet’s home was delicious.
icon Response from Host , Oct 2019
Dear guests, thank you for the compliment, Our goal: a reality better than the postcard! We do not impose restaurants (and menus) for lunches but we share our suggestions. We are very glad you enjoyed your small group day trip. We are delighted that you appreciated the professional comments of your guide, thanks again and see you soon.
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mb3222019
, Jul 2019
Mixed reviews - this trip has been on our bucket list for ages. After an 8am pickup, we appreciated being able to arrive in Giverny before the crowds. We had a clear view of the waterlilies and no line into his home. However, the guide drove way too fast on the highway to get us there early - at times, we were doing 150-160km in a 120 on a busy French motorway, which was very disconcerting especially with our kids in the minivan. He almost hit a motorcyclist. We would have gladly gotten picked up at 7:30 in order to drive safely and get there early. While Giverny was wonderful, we were on the grounds for far too long which dampened the enjoyment. After touring the gardens with the knowledgeable guide, we were left on our own to view the house with a meeting time in 1.5 hours which was far too much time. Only 30 minutes was needed (especially when there was no line), and we ended up just hanging out (kids bored!), waiting to meet our guide at the agreed time. Upon the meeting time, we embarked on a nice walk in the village and then we were left in an okay restaurant with rude, slow service (felt like staff really hated tourists) for lunch on our own. We then drove to Rouen and felt rushed. Our guide showed us around the town with some commentary on the sites, but overall, it felt like we were buzzing through things to finish on time - for example, we didn't really talk about Joan of Arc at the end/site of her death, which is one of the thing the kids wanted to hear about. All of a sudden, it's "you have 20 minutes on your own while I retrieve the van, and then we're heading back to Paris". It would have been better to finish in Giverny mid-morning, and then do lunch in Rouen (lots of lovely choices!) and take our time in the city vs. being so rushed. Also, tour companies must make traveling speed limit mandatory!
icon Response from Host , Jul 2019
Dear Michelle, We thank you for your recommendation about Normandy Melody Small Groups Excursions. The safety and satisfaction of our guests is our priority. Our guides are professional drivers. Respect of speed limits is not an option, it is mandatory. We are very surprised about your return. The controls are numerous and we have never received a notification of speeding. We take your comment very carefully. If the driving does not suit you, do not hesitate to ask the driver. We are here to ensure you have the best time possible. Regarding the visit of Giverny, I am delighted that you enjoyed the gardens and the house without the crowd of the afternoon and in the best possible conditions. With our experience, we plan about two hours of visiting the gardens and the House, with free time to stroll through the gardens and enjoy the souvenir shop. I understand that with children it can be too long. We only work with small groups of less than 8 people or even privately. These formats allow us to be very flexible and adapt to your expectations. Regarding the visit of Rouen, we are delighted that you have enjoyed this beautiful city, with a thousand things to discover: the cathedral, the Big Clock, the antique dealers, the Old Market Square, the Church of Joan of Arc. Our walking tour offers a visit of the essential including sites related to Joan of Arc. We customize this walk at the request of our guests with pleasure. We are very glad you enjoyed your small group day trip. We are delighted that you appreciated the professional comments of your guide. Being experts in their areas of history studied and very passionate story tellers makes our guides real assets. We would love to welcome you again. Best regards,
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